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About the show
Convergence 2017 presents Sessions: a series of talks + workshops + encounters
Nelly Ben Hayoun designs extreme experiences allowing you to become an astronaut in your living room while dark energy is being created in your kitchen sink and a volcano erupts on your couch. She leads an interdisciplinary design studio in London which devises subversive events and experiences and is on a mission to bring chaos, subversion, critical thinking and disorder into the scientific and digital world.</p>
Her CV includes positions such as Head of Experiences at We Transfer, Designer of Experiences at the SETI Institute (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence), a member of the International Astronautical Federation and a United Nations Advisor to the UN VR (Virtual Reality) labs. In 2014 Wired magazine awarded Nelly Ben Hayoun with a WIRED Innovation fellowship for her work to date and its 'significant impact on the world '.